Lead the best and brightest in technology to transform health care as we know it. Want a meaningful and impactful challenge? At Optum, we're helping to make the health care system work better for everyone. It takes visionary technical leaders, like you, to achieve such historic change. Here, a technology leadership career will allow you the opportunity to inspire large teams comprised of highly talented, technical professionals to solve some of the toughest challenges we face and to transform the health care industry. You strive to lead and enable significant change in people's lives. This is your opportunity to do just that. You will be helping people live healthier lives when you bring your expertise, passion, energy, focus and all - in approach to work every day. This is the place where you can do your life's best work.(sm) As Optum Big Data Platform (OBDP) Business Product Owner, you will lead and influence several transformations in progress. First, transforming from a program/project IT driven org, to a product management led agile software engineering culture and product line. Second, transforming from a technology led to business value led mindset and capabilities. Third, transforming from cost and schedule driven to LOB market strategy led and obsessed with customer satisfaction, quality and competitive business value. You will lead others largely by influence not hierarchy, and prove your value through the demonstrated business value and customer success of the OBDP, as a consequence of the transformations described above. A hands on leader, you'll create as many if not more deliverables than your team, learn as much as you teach, and inspire far more than you command. An agile servant leader is unafraid of any of these, and gets a full sense of accomplishment from enabling and inspiring the team to succeed as well as seeing business results. Primary Responsibilities: Lead OBDP product strategy, synthesizing LOB market big data needs and competitive analysis and formulating product direction and roadmaps Serve as a subject matter expert to internal stakeholders on specific big data marketplace and IT topics / issues - collaborate with internal leaders and external business partners to gain understanding of their business needs and adapt product strategy and business plans and priorities to address business and operational challenges Lead big data engineering change and innovation - pursue opportunities to adopt new technologies and drive OBDP adoption to enhance business outcomes - drive and mange high-quality execution across organizational lines Communicate product strategy, business value and customer success with impact. Create effective product collateral, case studies, ROI stories, and win flashes. Influence and negotiate effectively with all internal and external stakeholders to achieve win-win solutions that advance organizational goals Provide agile servant leadership, guidance, team direction, problem resolution and accountability for the performance of products, process and people, including managers and/or senior level professional staff Leverage diversity and inclusion to bring in the right talent, drive employee engagement and foster teamwork and collaboration. Coach and grow those around you, and yourself in the process Manage and ensure compliance with product management, big data engineering & analytics, software engineering, and IT structures/processes/technologies. Continuously learn, prove out, and adopt related emerging best practices Grow and maintain knowledge of and leverage product management, big data engineering & analytics, software engineering, and IT industry/marketplace technologies and trends Apply financial knowledge to influence pricing, business performance, forecasting and financial planning activities When requested, participate in vendor contract negotiations to ensure optimal service delivery and cost controls (e.g., SLAs, vendor discounts) and monitor/manage vendor performance to ensure compliance with contract terms/conditions and deliverables Demonstrate integrity and ethical behavior by complying with applicable laws, regulations and policies and requiring the same from others. This is foundational to Our United Culture and nonnegotiable This high performing individual must have experience in IT, Big Data Product Management in a matrix organization.
Required Qualifications: 8+ years Software product management experience in commercial enterprise software products ( preferably in big data engineering or analytics) Transformation experience in the following areas: From a program/project IT driven org, to a product management led agile software engineering culture and product line From a technology led to business value led mindset and capabilities From a cost and schedule driven to LOB market strategy driven with a focus on customer satisfaction, quality and competitive business value Demonstrated passion for customer satisfaction, quality driven agile products, and winning in the marketplacePreferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in computer science or related STEM field. Graduate degree in those fields or business (eg MBA) a plus Experience with big data products and product management Health care industry experience Data engineering and delivery experience in health care preferredTechnology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm) Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.